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The definition of 'irritate' & the word 'irritate' in example sentences or phrases

cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
  1. Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
  2. It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves
excite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame
  1. Aspirin irritates my stomach
excite to some characteristic action or condition, such as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus
  1. irritate the glands of a leaf
excite to an abnormal condition, of chafe or inflame

Synonyms of the word 'irritate' & Antonyms of the word 'irritate'.

Synonymsannoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil,
Antonymssoothe, soothe,